By connecting with other people we reduce social isolation and help to support stronger neighbourhood and a sense of community. Connections with nature are beneficial because it can give a focus away from every day worries.
How we can help you to be more connected:
- Create and maintain your own wildlife garden: be connected on your doorstep and have a wildlife friendly garden with our top tips.
- Take a guided walk: meet other people and gain a better understanding of the local area. Have a look at our events page to see what guides walks are taking place.
- Explore the reserves through our self-guided nature trails: link to your local reserve or explore further afield. Details are available for each reserve including walking routes/trails, access information, whether dogs are allowed, and what to look out for. Visit our reserves page here or why not download our Ant Hill Trail.
- Take part in our conservation work parties: link with other people on our practical volunteering tasks. Have a look at our volunteering page to see when our work parties take place.
- Learn about wildlife or learn a new skill: connect with like-minded people by attending a talk or take a course from a wide range of options – check out the event pages for talks, workshops and courses.
- Use our explorer packs: From our centres pick up a pack to help you explore the area with a range of activities, including the snorkel trail and the seashore explorer packs.
- Enjoy some therapeutic gardening: join others and take part in the Greengage Project a therapeutic horticulture project.